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cinchonidine

[sing-kon-i-deen, -din, sin-] /sɪŋˈkɒn ɪˌdin, -dɪn, sɪn-/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
a white, crystalline, slightly water-soluble, levorotatory alkaloid, C 19 H 22 N 2 O, stereoisomeric with cinchonine and similarly derived, used chiefly as a quinine substitute.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; cinchon(a) + -id3 + -ine2
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cinchonidine

/sɪŋˈkɒnɪˌdiːn/
noun
1.
an alkaloid that is a stereoisomer of cinchonine, with similar properties and uses
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